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HWY MERIDIAN ST over WATER CHELSEA RIVER

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Coordinates:
+42.38399, -71.03932
42°23'02" N, 71°02'22" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:HWY MERIDIAN ST over WATER CHELSEA RIVER
Structure number:B16019383MUNNBI
Old structure number:383MUN896019100 (from 1992 edition)
Location:@ CHELSEA TL = C09005
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:225.1 ft. [68.6 m]
Total length:1075.2 ft. [327.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:15.7 ft. [4.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1954
Year reconstructed:2002
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Bascule [16]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2014 

Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:23,600 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Pier/abutment protection:In place but in a deteriorated condition [3]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:7.9 tons [7.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:4.7 tons [4.3 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:25.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$35,953,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
November 201425.0Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory23600
November 201225.0Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory23600
November 201046.1Not deficientSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory23600
December 200846.1Not deficientSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory23600
December 200650.0Not deficientSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory23600
December 200450.0Not deficientSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory24900
December 200247.6Structurally deficientGoodPoorSatisfactory24900
December 200044.6Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor24040
December 199844.6Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor28240
December 199644.1Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor19900